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PBS
Sep 3, 2010 12:30am PDT
-big-to-fail problem must be solved. that was the message from ben bernanke testifying before a panel. he says regulators must be ready to shut down large institutions if they threaten the entire system. when it comes to the failure of lehman brothers, there was a sharp split between the chairman of the federal reserve and the former ceo. >> the former chief executive of lehman brothers always argued that his bank could have been saved. the chairman of the federal reserve disagree. >> there was no other option. >> besides putting rescue packages together for other banks, ben bernanke told the commission that the situation at lehman brothers was hopeless and that his hands were tied. >> i wish we had saved lehman brothers, and we tried very hard to do so, but it was beyond our ingenuity or capacity to do ait. we were willing to be creative -- >> you did see it coming. >> we saw there were a lot of risks in laymen and other companies. the actual failure was not preordained. >> it was a sorry sight, staff leaving offices after the sudden collapse of the bank. the bankruptcy of the firm that once
WHUT
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
-- markets are nervous ahead of the testimony by ben bernanke will speak to the senate banking committee later amid speculation that the center bank is prepared to buy more debt to support the ailing economy. talking of that, the u.s.-china trade relations could take a serious turn for the worst. china has reacted angrily to the bill passed by the house seeking trade sanctions against it and other nations for manipulating their currency to gain trade advantage. their foreign minister says that such trade protectionism could only harm economic relations. here's a quick look at markets. no surprise -- down for the fourth straight session. concern about the fiscal cuts in ireland. moody's done bidding on the main interest rigging of space. -- moody's is down on that. -- on the interests rating of spain. the u.s. weekly jobless numbers, and the gdp numbers -- and ben bernanke. aig has come not to say that it is repaying the billions to the u.s. government -- has just come out to say that. >> tony curtis has died at his home in las vegas. he was 85. he was the son of jewish immigrants. he nev
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 7:00pm PDT
by wpbt >> tom: good evening, and thanks for joining us. ben bernanke said today it's a myth that lehman brothers could have been saved, perhaps preventing the financial crisis. susie, the fed chairman also says he's partly to blame for creating that myth. >> susie: tom, bernanke was the star witness on capitol hill today, answering questions from the financial crisis inquiry commission. the committee was commissioned by congress to figure out why lehman failed, and to answer the bigger question of what caused the financial crisis. >> tom: bernanke's testimony was a look at the lessons learned from the crisis and a look at how to prevent another one in the future. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: speaking to the financial crisis inquiry commission, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke admitted he thought lehman brothers was not merely facing a cash crunch when it failed. he thought the firm was very likely insolvent, a fancy way of saying it couldn't pay its debts. but in 2008, bernanke chose not to share that thought with congress. >> it was a judgment at that moment, with the system
ABC
Sep 30, 2010 4:00am EDT
about that night. >>> federal reserve chairman ben bernanke heads to capitol hill today to testify on the progress of rolling out that new financial overhaul law. in prepared testimony, he'll tell lawmakers the fed is working closely with other regulators to implement the biggest overhaul of financial rules since the great depression. the goal, of course, is to prevent another financial meltdown. >>> new numbers show a pickup in foreclosure sales. one in four homes was in foreclosure. selling 26% less than properties not in the foreclosure crisis. this will help heal the housing market. >>> jpmorgan chase is freezing more than 50,000 foreclosures. the bank is reviewing documents for possible flaws. but experts don't expect the delay to reduce the number of foreclosures. >>> overseas, stocks are falling this morning, due to new concerns about europe's debt problems, after spain's government debt was downgraded. tokyo's nikkei average tumbled 2% today. hong kong's hang seng is lower. in london, the ftse opened lower. and on wall street, the dow slipped nearly 23 points yesterday. the
PBS
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
ben bernanke, and timothy geithner then president of the federal reserve banning of new york now president obama's treasury secretary. in recent testimony before a commission investigating lehman's fall bernanke repeated what he had said in the past, that it had lacked legal authority for a bailout. >> the only way to save lehman was by breaking the law. i'm not sure i'm willing to accept those consequences for the federal reserve and for our system of laws. i don't think that would be appropriate. >> brown: but the fed chairman went further. >> it wasn't just a question of legality. it was a question of whether there was anything we could conceivably do to prevent the failure of the firm. thereforit was with great reluctance and sadness that i conceded that there was no other option. there was never any discussion which says here's how we can save lehman. should we do it or not? we never had a discussion like that. >> brown: lehman's collapse and the ensuing crisis led to a new push to make banks safer. in the u.s. a sweeping financial reform bill signed into law in july imposed
NBC
Sep 2, 2010 11:00am EDT
. >>> federal reserve chairman ben bernanke says banks must be shut down if they threaten the system. let's check in with cnbc's courtney reagan who joins us more with live on that and the rest of the day's business headlines. >> good morning, barbara. definitely right now ben bernanke on capitol hill at this fcic hearing, sort of an inquiry into the financial crisis. a lot has been focused on lehman brothers and what happened, could it have been saved. ben bernanke says the only way to have saved it would be to break the law. that's where he stands on that. stocks not responding too much. we're practically trading around that flat line. markets really roared their way into september yesterday though with a big rally thanks to some positive manufacturing data. asian markets rose overnight, europe a bit lower. we got some economic data points i want to bring do you, first-time claims for jobless benefits, fell by 6,000 last week, slightly fewer than expected. u.s. worker productivity fell an 1.8% annual rate for the second quarter, more than the government had previously estimated and the
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 11:00am PDT
complete august employment report. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke testified that regulators must be ready to shut down the largest banking institutions if they threaten to bring down the nation's financial estimate. bernanke told the congressional commission investigating the 2008 economic meltdown that bailing out failing banks or investment firms is no longer a viable solution. he says the meltdown was triggered in part by investment and banking schemes that are too complex for regulators to understand. >> our bank regulatory system was decide for a financial system and that's where it came from. all these non-bank activities grew, we the country was not sufficiently proactive in establishing a regulatory framework to encompass all those aspects. >> the financial crisis commission is issuing its final report in december. >> the face-to-face peace talks in washington between palestinian leaders are going so well they're agreeing to a second round. former senator george mitchell says the next session will take place in the middle east in two weeks and then every two weeks thereaf
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 7:00pm PDT
concerns over the u.s. economic outlook. >>> u.s. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke has called for tougher regulation and monitoring of major banks to prevent another financial crisis. the central bank chief testified before the financial crisis inquiry commission at congress on thursday. bernanke said one lesson learned is that huge financial institutions need to be controlled more strictly as they are considered to be too big to fail, their collapse could lead to a breakdown in the financial system. he urged a rigorous implementation of the revised financial regulations that were enacted in july. the new rules are aimed at preventing moral hazard. that's when banks engage in risky lending or nichlths and then rely on public bailouts if they fail. bernanke rejected comments that the federal reserve's low interest rate policy triggered the crisis by creating a housing bubble if the first place. he said hiking interest rates could have led to deflation and other side effects. now back to catherine. >> thanks very much, ines. >>> a japanese research team says it has succeeded in
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 6:00pm PDT
correspondent sent us this summer in the wednesday trading session in frankfurt. >> listening to ben bernanke's speech, investors missed the optimism in the words of the chairman of the federal reserve. and that led shares to start nosediving until the end of this session. there was profit-taking going on, mainly driven by concerns that the u.s. economy might not be able to pick up again pretty soon, and that it may face further crises because the federal reserve said that it would take any measures if something like that would happen. while the dollar has been driven down, the bureau had a nice renaissance and went above $1.36 -- $1.33. >> we will stay in frankfurt for a closer look to the members. the dax index closed more than 1% lower, down at 60 to 08. euro stoxx 50 blue chips sinking by 1.5% to finish at 2752. at this hour, the dow jones closing of the top of the hour, finishing at 10,739, down to slightly. currency markets, the euro dreading this hour at a value of $1.3392. as we just saw, the hero is continuing to strengthen considerably in rapidly against the dollar as the u.s. recov
NBC
Sep 20, 2010 4:00am PDT
in uncertainty. what steps, if any, will fed chief ben bernanke and company take to help jump-start the struggling economic recovery when they meet tuesday on interest rates? they could lower rates or make other moves to stimulate the economy. with recent upbeat data, including stronger than expected private sector job growth, most analysts don't expect major moves. still, positive comments alone could spark market confidence. >>> it's a big week ahead for readings on the state of the nation's housing market. new and existing home sales, along with new home construction, are expected to rise but look for both permits for future home construction and home prices to fall. >>> this week we'll also get quarterly earnings reports from companies such as bed, bath & beyond, discover financial, nike, and general mills. and speaking of general miamis, the company refused to comment sunday on a report it's considering a $1.5 billion bid for the french yogurtmaker yoplait. elsewhere, no comment from gm, and the treasury department on reports gm is in talks with its current partner in chi
NBC
Sep 2, 2010 4:00am PDT
chain may put itself up for sale. >>> looking ahead, later today, fed chief ben bernanke appears before a panel investigating the financial crisis, giving his take on the meltdown and the risks still posed by large financial institutions. >>> and finally, scandinavian airline sas will host the first-ever in-flight gay wedding. sas is accepting entries from gay couples who want to celebrate their nuptials midflight from stockholm to new york december 6th. the winning couple will be chosen by online votes. keep an eye out for that. >>> manny on deck, a diamondback does it all and an ugly bench-clearing brawl. >>> plus, beating the heat yesterday was hard enough for plain old new yorkers, let alone u.s. open competitors. your early-morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> and the day before a hurricane hits, it's typically sunny and it's very hot. that's the forecast up and down the east coast before earl. your regional forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports, although he hasn't done anyt
KOFY
Sep 2, 2010 11:30am PDT
chairman ben bernanke testified that regulators must be ready to shut down the largest banking institutions if th threaten to bring down the nation's financial estimate. bernanke told the congressional commission investating the 2008 economic meltdown that bailing ou failing banks or investment firms is no longer a viable soluti. he says the meltdown was triggered in part by investment and banking schemes that are too complex for regulators to understand. >> our bank regulatory system was decide for a financial system a that's where it came from. all these non-bank acvities grew, we the country was not sufficiently proactive in establishing a regulatory framework toncompass all those aspects. >> the financial crisis commission is issuing its final report in december. >> the face-to-face peace talks in washington between palestinian leaders are going so well they're agreeing to a second round. form senator george mitchell says the next session will take place in the middle east in two weeks and then every two weeks thereafter. john hendron reports. >>> today president obama tak his first sho
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 12:30am PDT
too low. that could be bad for investors and businesses. ben bernanke and his team are not ready to provide additional stimulus. one of weeks but remains jobs. >> the biggest problem in the economy is we have lackluster jobs growth. it starts at the small and medium business level. >> it would be a job creator but he has been rejected for financing banks. he is actually turning down work because they cannot afford to take it on. >> if is a very big product -- project that will pay us a lot of money we probably will not take it. >> the longest recession since the great depression last -- ended last june. life is still a struggle for many. the fed did everything to avert the depression. it seems the worst is over, but the economy is far from back to normal. the central bank remains mired in a challenge of how to restore growth and shore up a fragile recovery. >> a proposal to allow gay men and women to serve openly in the armed forces has been blocked. the commonwealth games -- a sports official defended his country's preparations after many described facilities as uninhabitable. p
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
, snatched a string of discouraging economic data. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke appears before a panel today. bernanke will give his take on the meltdown and the potential risks of banks considered too big to fail. >>> the maker of botox has agreed to pay $600 million in federal charges. doctors used it for unapproved uses such as headaches and pain. >>> facebook is getting into the giftcard business. target will begin selling them this sunday. that's your moneyscope report, i'm rob nelson. >>> quarter after 6:00 right now: this morning the eastern seaboard is bracing for hurricane earl this morning. cutting short of the labor day weekend for many people. the governor of our state, as well as governs of north carolina and virginia have all declared state of emergencies. >> reporter: we know that earl is now getting bigger, nearly 500-feet across. winds are blowing stronger. earl is starting to move faster. that's why here in atlantic beach, everyone in hotels got a letter saying mandatory evacuation. that evacuation began just about an hour ago. >> reporter: this is the eye of
MSNBC
Sep 2, 2010 10:00am EDT
, there he is, ben bernanke with a tough statement today saying officials must be ready to shut down big bank physical they threaten the financial system. let's take a look at what the market is doing in response to all of this. not a lot of movement. the dow up just about 15 points and the s&p and nasdaq marginally up, as well. we'll continue to watch that. >>> we're also keeping our eyes on the state department right nowaday two of middle east peace talks. the obama administration is getting all sides together for the first time in nearly two years. secretary of state hillary clinton will be holding a news conference with the israeli and palestinian leaders any minute now. we will have that for you live. >>> plus, an all-out brawl breaks out during a baseball game. we'll tell you how all this started. r the ones we love with a flu shot from walgreens. ♪ [ coughs ] [ female announcer ] with the most pharmacists certified to immunize... [ sneezes ] ...and walk-ins welcome everyday, we're making it easy for everyone to get their flu shot, no matter how small their motivation may be. ♪ so s
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, and in our video library. this afternoon, remarks from federal reserve chairman ben bernanke, talking about the 2008 financial crisis and the current u.s. economy. on tuesday, the federal reserve made no shift in my foreign- policy. mr. bernanke did, indicate that the fed stood ready to act. you can see the chairman's comments later today. we'll have them from princeton university at 4:30 p.m. eastern. tonight, the first general election debate between candidates running for wisconsin's governor. the democrat and republican face-off in an hour-long debate hosted by the wisconsin's broadcast association. you can watch the debate live tonight, 8:00 p.m. eastern on c- span. >> next, we bring you a discussion from this morning on the new financial regulation laws, simplify disclosure rules for mortgages. from this morning's "washington journal." final guest on this from a morning. stephen kaplan is a lawyer -- steven kaplan is a lawyer, but he specializes in financial mortgage matters. welcome and thanks for being here. guest: thank you, susan. host: the description of one current mortgage disc
CSPAN
Sep 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
to hear testimony also from fed chief ben bernanke. he has been talking about this too big to fail concept frequently paired here is one example of him talking about it way back in march when he was in front of the independent community bankers of america. he said the problems of some firms being perceived as too big to fail is one of the most insidious barriers to competition in financial markets. ironically, the number of the firms got larger and efforts to save them. we want to hear your thoughts about the concept of companies being too large to fail. bob graeme talked about this yesterday. let's listen to him. >> it seems to me that the key question here is, well there continue to be the political support to do what has been done in the past few months, which is to intervene at the time ultimate crisis. second, if that is suspect, that continuing political support, of what are the fundamental ways to avoid reaching that point of extremists, there are many members -- there are many candidates this fall running on a platform of no more bailouts. and are committing themselves not to suppo
MSNBC
Sep 16, 2010 4:00pm EDT
bernanke was exactly what you just described. we'll print a bunch of money. and february of 2009, ben bernanke says i have an infinite supply of money, we'll pretend this crisis never happened and move on. you say. that the reality is they've done exactly what you said they shouldn't have done. >> well, we can second guess forever about what -- >> not second guessing, the system is still in place. >> december of 2009, i'm not sure radical rethinking, perhaps, was going to get done at that moment. >> but decisions were made at that point to recess everything, cover it up and move on and pretend nothing ever happened. in other words, while there wasn't a big renovation there, if the decision in 2009 by our political leadership was we don't have a problem, we can just print the money, we'll tell rat i began and the boys to shut up and you're saying we have to restructure this place, the government doesn't agree with you. >> well, the government -- i would argue that the government in '08-'09 was trying to put out the fire. mistakes were made. and that's what i'm talking about. once the a
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2010 7:00pm EDT
at but wasn't a laughing matter. so alan greenspan has been followed by a disciple named ben bernanke and there's been no change. ben bernanke is very insistent on the fact that the fed should not be audited, that have to maintain our independence, and god bless our country. alan greenspan is an interesting man because of the prompting of an american citizen and the philadelphia area years ago he got his congressman to finally go through the fed and say where are you giving authority to do what you're doing. the congressman could not answer the question so he went to the fed and the fed wrote back, alan greenspan wrote this letter back to the congressman transferred to the constituent who wrote it. the last part of it is so instructive here. because he said in a letter consequently well knows a government may emit bills of credit or make anything but gold or silver or legal tender in piven of debts which is accurate, the federal government is not limited in what may designate as legal tender. okay, now what he is saying there is if we are not prohibited from doing something we can go
ABC
Sep 2, 2010 4:00am PDT
president abbas. the meeting will take place at the state department. >>> federal reserve chairman ben bernanke appearsnel panel investigating the roots of theis financial crisis. bernanke will give his take on the meltdown and potential risk from banks considered too big to fail. >>> and if you're anywhere near beverly hills today, you can celebrate "90210" day, with today's day closely matching that famous california zip code. there will be screenings of the original show. and even a party on rodeo drive. >> how about that? and even a party on rodeo drive. >> how about that? ? mponi™, and taken with methotrexate, it helps relieve the pain, stiffness, and swelling of ra with one dose a month. visit 4simponi.com to see if you qualify for a full year of cost support. simponi™ can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious and sometimes fatal events can occur, such as infections, cancer in children and adults, heart failure, nerus system disorders, lir or blood problems, and allergic reactions. before starting simponi™, your doctor should test you for t
CBS
Sep 2, 2010 4:30am PDT
september off with a bang. the dow soared 254 point while the nasdaq jumped 62. >>> fed chairman ben bernanke is set to appear before the commission examining the root causes of the financial crisis. he'll give his take on the meltdown and what potential risks remain. under new financial reform regulations, regulators can shut down big institutions whose collapse could threaten the entire system. >>> auto sales are stalling. gm sales fell 7% from july to august and 25% compared to august a year ago when the cash for clunkers program was in effect. ford and toyota also saw sales slip. chrysler is the one bright spot. sales were up 7% compared to august of last year. >>> users of apple's itunes can now see what songs their friends are buying. apple's new service ping delivers a stream of updates showing friends' itunes purchases and other information, including where favorite bands are playing next. ping is an optional service. you can choose to keep your purchases private. >>> and gossip in the workplace may not be so bad after all. a study in the harvard business review found gossip
CBS
Sep 5, 2010 7:30am PDT
the congress to basically help provide capital to small banks that lend to small businesses. ben bernanke said a week ago the interest rate is low but these small businesses cannot get credit. we need to do something about that. >> one more point. >> smith: quickly. >> the most important thing is that we need to get this down quickly. the reason why businesses aren't hiring is because of a lack of confidence. they're just nervous, flat out nervous. we have to provide some certainty in that.... >> smith: can that be done before the election? >> certainly. politically i don't know. but from an economic perspective the sooner the better. >> smith: gretchen, i want to go back to the stimulus. so many of these congress folks are going back out of their districts and people complain about the size of government. they're complaining about the deficit. they're complaining about tarp and who knows what all else. as we're standing here looking at it right now just a step away, was the stimulus big enough? >> the stimulus was not big enough. because you would have seen far greater recovery. the unemploym
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2010 5:00am EDT
a turning point for markets mired in uncertainty. what steps, if any, will fed chief ben bernanke and company take to help jump-start the struggling economic recovery when they meet tuesday on interest rates? they could lower rates or make other moves to stimulate the economy. but with recent upbeat data, including stronger than expected private sector job growth, most analysts don't expect major moves. still, positive comments alone could spark market confidence. >>> it's a big week ahead for readings on the state of the nation's housing market. new and existing home sales, along with new home construction, are expected to rise but look for both permits for future home construction and home prices to fall. >>> this week we'll also get quarterly earnings reports from companies such as bed, bath & beyond, discover financial, nike, and general mills. speaking of, general mills, the company refused to comment sunday on a report it's considering a $1.5 billion bid for the french yogurt maker yoplait, whose products it distributes in the u.s. elsewhere, no comment from gm, and the trea
MSNBC
Sep 22, 2010 5:30am EDT
in we will see some kind of it but even ben bernanke has in the past raised concerns about whether this will work and he's been pretty open about the fact that we're kind of in unchartered territory for central banks and doesn't know what kind of impact this is going to have on the economy. is it going to fulfill two key mandates the fed has both price stability and job creation. elsewhere at the fed there are other -- there are further disagreements about this topic. some in the fomc are known to believe that we shouldn't be embarking on any more quantitative easing. he think this should only be done if there's really a great deal of deflation in the economy. so this is certainly something we'll continue to watch as we digest that news on the financial markets, we are expecting a slightly weaker start to trades on wall street this morning. willie, back to you. >> an father, thanks so much. the fed doing what it can. rates are about as low as they can go. still ahead on "way too early," still partying in the twin cities right now after the hometown twins become the first team into
PBS
Sep 29, 2010 7:00pm PDT
yastine, "nightly business report," miami. >> tom: here's what we're watching for tomorrow: fed chief ben bernanke and the f.d.i.c.'s sheila bair head up a who's who of banking regulators on capitol hill to talk about reforming wall street. we'll also see an updated estimate on second quarter g.d.p. and, sam stovall looks ahead to the fourth quarter. he's the chief investment strategist at standard & poor's. liberty mutual's initial public offering of a subsidiary was supposed to be one of this year's largest, but it was delayed indefinitely today. the insurer blamed the stalled economic recovery and volatile stock market. liberty mutual also said it's been unable to price shares of its liberty mutual agency as high as it would like. the company has planned to sell more than 64 million shares for between $18 and $20 each, raising more than $1 billion. >> tom: ambac financial group sued bank of america, accusing its countrywide unit of massive fraud. ambac says it lost nearly $17 billion by insuring mortgage securities that went bad. ambac says the home loans were made to borrowers who did
PBS
Sep 1, 2010 7:00pm PDT
store sales for august. and, fed chairman ben bernanke testifies about his role in the bank bailouts at the financial crisis inquiry commission. >> susie: a new wrinkle for botox maker allergan. it will plead guilty and pay $600 million to settle charges that it sold the facial smoother by using misleading marketing. the justice department says allergan promoted botox for uses that were not approved as safe and affective. the drug is very popular. last year it racked up more than $1 billion in sales, for both therapeutic and cosmetic use. >> tom: forget about whipping out your visa card to pay for purchases-- put it on your phone instead. wells fargo is the latest bank to partner with visa on a new system to let customers charge with their smartphones. the new technology is aimed at developing what's called a "digital wallet," where a phone can do banking and other financial transactions. bank of america and u.s. bancorp are also in pilot programs with visa. look for the test systems to be up and running-- and charging-- next year. >> susie: a stunning statistic: americans now owe mo
PBS
Sep 21, 2010 7:00pm PDT
invented bullets out of thing air. i won't take my money off ben bernanke. >> susie: let's talk a little about president obama's shrinking economic committee. christine roder has left and others. what does all of this mean in terms of economic policy going forward? >> i think what we're going to see is a real shift towards the middle in terms of although those were all excellent economists and i think very highly of them, but the administration needs to look more towards the business community. they need to give an olive branch to the business community. and the position that larry held was more often held by business leaders, and first held by bob ruben in the clinton administration than economists. so putting a business leader in there would not only be a an olive branch to the business world saying they're being heard, but also to the republicans having somebody who can message and communicate more, and try to do more cooperation on policy, rather than the lines and the sand drawn by both policies up noo until now. >> susie: if it is a business person, will the president really listen
PBS
Sep 23, 2010 7:00pm PDT
and new home sales. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke delivers a speech at princeton university. our friday "market monitor" guest is mark leibovit, chief market strategist at vrtrader.com. and we'll introduce a new, different take on the economy-- "ink-onomics" with david gillette. >> susie: abbott labs is recalling five million cans of its similac powdered baby formula. the reason-- contamination fears. there are concerns the product has bugs in it and could cause stomach problems. but abbott says the f.d.a. does not consider the suspected cans a serious health threat. abbott believes the recall will cost the company around $100 million in lost sales for the third quarter. >> tom: the senate budget committee voted to approve jacob "jack" lew as the obama administration's white house budget director. even though lew presided over surpluses during the clinton administration, getting the job won't be a slam dunk. he still must be approved by the full senate. late today, louisiana senator mary landrieu said she'll block his nomination unless the ban on deepwater drilling is lifted. tha
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